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As Covid-19 impacts major work trends, how will organisations recover?
December 3, 2020 @ 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CST
Join Fons and his colleague Jérôme Dumetz as they present research on how the dilemmas caused by COVID-19 are shared amongst all human beings, but through culturally-defined reconciliation approaches. Find out what leads to sustainable results in our fight against this virus in terms of excess deaths and organizational performance.
The research presented in this session is based on individual perceptions on how one’s own society and the organizations in which they work, cope with specific issues such as: compliance to flexibility, digital vs analog, and individual accountability to group solidarity. The questions investigate opposing approaches to certain dilemmas COVID-19 has surfaced.
Fons Trompenaars is a Dutch organizational theorist recognised around the world for his work as consultant, trainer, motivational speaker and author of various books on all subjects of culture and business such as the best seller, Riding the Waves of Culture, Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business which has sold over 120,000 copies and has been translated into 16 languages. Most recently, he published the COVID-19 Survival Guide, supported by empirical data from the Resilience app which has been translated into many languages, which looks at the main challenges and dilemmas that our societies are facing due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Jérôme Dumetz is a cross-cultural expert with more than 15 years as a cross-cultural researcher of management practices, both as a university faculty member and as an independent facilitator and consultant specializing in Eastern Europe business. Combining academic and consulting, he constantly update his lectures and publications with feedback from consulting, structuring his training with the latest concepts in the field of cross-cultural management. Jérôme published the French translation of Fons’ COID-19 work.